Arthur F. Thurnau Professor
Department of Mathematics
4830 East Hall
530 Church Street
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1043
phone: (734)-763-3505
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email: krasnyATumichDOTedu
Math 671
Topics in Scientific Computing: Particle Methods
research
scientific computing, particle methods
1. fluid dynamics,
vortex dynamics, Kelvin-Helmholtz instability, vortex sheet roll-up, vortex rings,
aircraft wake structure,
Hamiltonian chaos in vortex flow
2. treecode algorithms for long-range particle interactions,
applications to vortex methods,
electric fields in plasmas, molecular dynamics, radial basis functions
3. boundary integral methods for Poisson-Boltzmann equation,
implicit solvent model for solvated biomolecules
4. Lagrangian particle methods for barotropic vorticity equation on a rotating sphere
5. modeling charge transport in organic solar cells
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